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NTSB Issues New Safety Recommendations for Commercial Vehicles

NTSB Issues New Safety Recommendations for Commercial Vehicles

After investigating a 2020 multi-vehicle crash that included a motorcoach, three trucks and a passenger vehicle, the National Transportation Safety Board found that highway speed limits, commercial vehicle collision avoidance systems, connected technology, and more need to be addressed.

February 14, 2022

Safety Advice for Driving on Snow and Ice

Safety Advice for Driving on Snow and Ice

About 17% of vehicle crashes occur in snowy conditions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It’s important to remind even the most seasoned driver to be cautious in wintry conditions.

January 10, 2022

Roadway Fatalities Rise 18.4% in First Half of 2021
Motorists Hit 2.1 Million Animals in One-Year Period
Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights released July 22 by Omnitracs.

July 22, 2021

Samsara Data Shows Risky Behavior Peaks at Start, End of Shifts
Avoiding Accidents With Defensive Driving

Avoiding Accidents With Defensive Driving

The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%, and even higher for some specific industries. Moreover, the average cost of a loss related to fleet vehicle crashes is approximately $70,000.

January 17, 2020

Almost 47,000 Citations Issued During Operation Safe Driver Week
Tornado Driving: Staying Safe

Tornado Driving: Staying Safe

What is a driver to do in order to prepare for a potential tornado, or worse still, if he or she finds himself driving through a tornado? Experts from FEMA offer the following advice on how to prepare.

June 3, 2019

National Safety Council Predicts Memorial Day Road Deaths
How to Avoid a Rear-End Collision

How to Avoid a Rear-End Collision

Follow these nine steps for avoiding rear-end collisions, which have become a costly source of fleet repair costs.

April 19, 2019

Why You Need a Fleet Safety Program

Why You Need a Fleet Safety Program

The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20% and the average cost of a fleet accident is $70,000 — almost double the cost of the typical workplace injury.

April 11, 2019

How to Back Up a Vehicle (Without a Camera)
7 Tips for Navigating Potholes

7 Tips for Navigating Potholes

Severe winter weather can often lead to potholes, which show up in the spring. That's because potholes are often caused when water seeps into soil under the pavement and then freezes and thaws, weakening the road.

March 29, 2019

How to Drive Safely Amid Flooding

How to Drive Safely Amid Flooding

Now is the right time to remind your drivers about the perils of driving in floods and how to stay safe. Read on for five tips.

March 21, 2019

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